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Medical marijuana approved for chronic pain in NY

Medical marijuana approved for chronic pain in NY

March 17, 2017 02:47 PM

Chronic pain will soon be considered a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in New York State.

The state Department of Health announced the change on Thursday. It takes effect March 22.

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The state also announced Thursday that physician assistants will be able to certify patients for the marijuana program, as long as their supervising physician is also registered to certify patients.

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